Pronunciation of Look
/lˈʊk/, /lˈʊk/, /l_ˈʊ_k/

Synonyms for look:

Sense 1

peep, guise, N.B., ogle, lower, settle on, shut, isolate, be, squint, exchange, long face, externals, gape, rove, sighting, Styling, eyeball, eye contact, Oyez, check on, wander, drool, smile, goggle, visually, check out, squiz, look-see, wake up, rubberneck, fix on, sneak preview, sentimentalize, remain, listen up, yoo hoo, PSST, hold on, browse, Lo, front and center, turn in on, reexamine, gawk.

Sense 2

sweep, contemplation, scowl, prove, look at, searching, ho, travel, admire, frown, compartmentalize.

Sense 3

visage, hello, turn around, superficial, snoop, viewing, shift, wink, become, represent, come over.

Sense 4

drop, grow, load, muse, hunt, effect, go by, associate.

Sense 5

preview, mask, settle, render, say.

Sense 6

taste, turn.

Sense 7

measure, go, physical.

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look for, looking for.

look at



go through, search.


look at, looking at.


look like, seeming.



Sense 1 (noun)

look around, check on.

Sense 2 (noun)

contemplation, all-right, listen up, hello, right.

Sense 3 (noun)

squint, peep, survey.

Sense 4 (noun)

become, contemplate, get, go, eye, come over, grow, be.

Sense 5 (noun)

effect, Styling, externals, hunt.

Sense 6 (noun)

sound, surface.

Sense 7 (noun)

isolate, compartmentalize, sentimentalize, associate, go by, muse.

Sense 10 (noun)


Sense 12 (noun)

mask, frown, long face.

Sense 13 (noun)

preview, eye contact, sighting.

appearance (noun)

countenance, image, aspect, display, figure, appearance, mien, form, cast, demeanor, view, bearing, show, vista, shape, spectacle, air.

characteristic, stylish appearance (noun)

effect, fashion, air, guise, demeanor, mien, seeming, countenance, presence, manner, face, expression, bearing, visage, aspect, physiognomy.

format (noun)


look (noun)

front, looking at, await, facial expression, appear, bet, face, smell, calculate, reckon, flavor, seem, depend, attend, wait, expression, flavour, aspect, feeling, looking, expect, feel, see, tone, spirit, count, take care.

visual examination (noun)

glance, regard, case, sight, gaze, stare, viewing, eye, view, squint, peek, glimpse, contemplation, look-see, cast, survey.

appear, seem to be (verb)

look like, display, sound, present, show.

examine visually (verb)

gawk, goggle, gape, admire, consider, see, peep, behold, note, ogle, contemplate, mind, inspect, peer, watch, spy, observe, attend, rubberneck, scan.

expect, anticipate (verb)

forecast, await, seek, hunt, search.

observe (verb)

watch, eyewitness, perceive, gaze, witness, spectate, observe, behold, sight see.

see (verb)

peer, glance, glimpse, sight, peek, discern, regard, stare, spy, glare, see, inspect.

Usage examples for look:

  • Look out for the 'phone, Mary. - "The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife", Ellen M. Firebaugh.
  • It did not look very well. - "Peter and Polly in Winter", Rose Lucia.

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